HMRC pursues IR35 reform for public sector work despite criticism

Proposals to shift responsibility for applying a controversial anti-avoidance rule to the public sector will impose “punitive” taxes on public sector organisations and micro-businesses, according to a trade association representing freelancers …

HMRC launched a consultation on May 26 on changes intended to improve the effectiveness of IR35.

[Read more: My news story for Tax Notes (paywall) published by Tax Analysts.]

Here is HMRC’s consultation, which closes on August 18.